Re: Lisp, the secret weapon.

From: Stephen D. Williams (
Date: Tue May 01 2001 - 05:20:24 PDT

Gordon Mohr wrote:
> > one of my faves, that never really caught on but I still use it, is
> > "huptawuwu" instead of http://www. I think its so balls out
> > yiddish , whats not to love?
> I like it.
> I've also always found it cute that "W" is said "double-u", and
> would like to see "WWW" said as "sextuple-u".
> - Gordon

The best I had heard was 'triple-dub'. Too bad 'WEB' didn't catch on
instead of 'WWW'.

huptawuwu is pretty good though, 4 syllables instead of 18. If we all
start using it we can make it stick! I have a friend who's a reporter
at WSJ, maybe I can get a blurb in.

Yes, it should be hutpawuwu, but huptawuwu is much more pronouncable.
'Hupta' can stand for: http://


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